A vividly imagined and riveting portrait of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary characters - aviator, film-maker, and billionaire, Howard Hughes.
Luke Davies is the author of two novels, Isabelle the Navigator and the cult bestseller Candy, which was shortlisted for the NSW Premier's Literary Awards in 1998 and has since been published in Britain, the United States and translated into German, Spanish, Hebrew and French. A film version, starring Heath Ledger, was released in 2006 and won the AFI for Best Adapted Screenplay. Davies was awarded the Philip Hodgins Memorial Medal for Poetry in 2004. He has published five books of poetry, including Running With Light which was the winner of the Judith Wright Poetry Prize 2000, and Totem, which won the 2004 Age Book of the Year winner.
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